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Three Dead In Mali Suicide Attack

A suicide attack at a United Nations base in northern Mali has killed three civilians and seriously injured nine UN peacekeepers. 175 more words


What Next for Mali?

Photo by Master Sgt. Dennis Brewer, US Air Force (public domain)

Imagine a sandbox. Then add old Peugeot cars and Chinese-manufactured mopeds driving up and down streets littered with plastic bags and potholes, so many potholes. 1,536 more words


Two Mali Soldiers Killed In Landmine Explosion

A landmine explosion in the central region of the country has killed two Malian soldiers, and injured several others. 136 more words


Dutch ex-hostage heads home after rescue in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Dutch national who was held in captivity by Islamic militants for more than three years has left Mali and is headed back home, officials said Tuesday. 332 more words


I Miss Talking To You On The Road - Can African Development Work Harm Relationships?

The social aspect of a community well.

“I miss talking to you on the road. I never see you anymore.”,  she said.

When many westerners are longing for a simpler life, closer to nature, our African development efforts often ignore what technology costs us… and them.

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Explosion In Mali Capital Kills One

One person has been killed, and another two injured, in an explosion in Bamako, the capital of Mali, the cause of which is currently unknown. 350 more words


Mali pt. 1: The Manding highlands and Bamako

We entered the southeast corner of Mali, finding ourselves in the Manding highlands which was a welcome change after the scorched flats of southwest Senegal. Mango season has begun here, so we stuff our faces daily on cheap (or sometimes free!) mangos. 393 more words

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